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South Washington County Schools is a suburban district located southeast of St. Paul, Minnesota. The district includes all or parts of the communities of Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Woodbury, as well as, Afton, Denmark and Grey Cloud Island Townships. District 833 is committed to the mission of "igniting a passion for lifelong learning" through collaboration, continuous improvement, equity, integrity and relationships.

We have 16 elementary schools for students in grades K-5, four middle schools serving grades 6-8, three comprehensive high schools and one alternative high school. There are also a variety of early learning and adult education and enrichment programs offered through Community Education.

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Class of 2020 Senior Spotlight: Sophie Wu
To help celebrate the Class of 2020, we asked high school principals to identify exemplary seniors to be profiled for our Class of 2020 Senior Spotlight series.
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Graduation Information
South Washington County Schools to Hold Virtual Graduation Ceremonies
Earlier this month, we shared a survey with seniors and their families about their preference for graduation.
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Superintendent Keith Jacobus
Grading Guidelines During Distance Learning
Read a message from Superintendent Keith Jacobus, discussing the plan for grading during distance learning.
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